The novel Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley in 1818. It is about a scientist who creates a monster and then rejects him. The creature is eventually driven mad by his rejection, and goes on a killing spree.
The novel has been adapted into many different forms, including films, television shows, and stage plays. Some of these adaptations include the 1931 film Frankenstein starring Boris Karloff as the monster, as well as the 1970s television show The Incredible Hulk which featured a character named David Banner who is based on Frankenstein’s monster.
The novel has been praised for its exploration of themes such as the nature of good and evil, the dangers of science, and the need for companionship. It has also been criticized for its many scientific inaccuracies and its depiction of women characters as submissive housewives.
Frankenstein is considered to be one of the first science fiction novels. It also helped inspire some other famous works of science fiction such as Star Trek and Star Wars.
The novel has had a significant impact on popular culture, and has been referenced in works of literature.